Integrated approaches to literacy and skills development: examples of best practice in adult learning programmes


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Since the first coronavirus case was reported to the World Health Organization in December 2019, millions of youth and adults around the globe, especially those with low literacy skills, have faced increased challenges to securing meaningful work and safeguarding their livelihoods. A more integrated approach to youth and adult learning and education, combining basic literacy, vocational and life skills, is needed now more than ever. This publication showcases 21 examples of integrated youth and adult learning and education programmes featured in the UNESCO Effective Literacy and Numeracy...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Adult and community education; Vocational education and training; Literacy; Skills and knowledge; Disadvantaged

Keywords: Educational program; Adult learning; Basic skill; Adult basic education; Skill development; Employability; Best practice; Case study; Socially disadvantaged; Prisoners; Low skilled worker; Youth at risk; People with disability

Geographic subjects: Africa; Arab countries; Asia; Oceania; Europe; South America; Central America and the Caribbean

Published: Hamburg, Germany: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2021

Physical description: 176 p.

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ISBN: 9789282012420

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Rakhat Zholdoshalieva, Chung Dolma, Annapurna Ayyappan and Sofia Chatzigianni

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 145.754

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